Founded in 1972, Tanta University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Tanta (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Gharbia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt, Tanta University (TU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Tanta University (TU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 46 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. TU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.